The Catherine Kerr Award for Courageous and Compassionate Science is awarded biennially to a researcher from any academic discipline who 1) has made significant contributions to the contemplative sciences, and 2) exemplifies the qualities and character that Cathy brought to her work, including bold innovation, imagination, courage, authenticity and heartfulness.

The 2020 recipient will deliver a distinguished presentation at the Contemplative Research Conference and will receive a monetary award.

We are now accepting nominations for the 2020 Catherine Kerr Award.

 

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Past Recipients


Norm Farb, PhD

Assistant Professor
University of Toronto

International Symposium for Contemplative Research
Distinguished Lecture – “How to Choose Between Beautiful Stories”
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Patricia (Tish) Jennings, PhD

Associate Professor
University of Virginia

International Symposium for Contemplative Research
Distinguished Lecture – “Education for Peace: Transforming our Schools with Mindfulness and Compassion”
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